Baby Cardigan No. 1 by Cleo Malone

Baby Cardigan No. 1

Knitting
January 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.75 stitches and 8.25 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
220 - 520 yards (201 - 475 m)
0-3 months (3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months)
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This pattern is available from castawayyarnshop.com for $5.00.

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This pattern is identical to the Baby Cardigan No. 2 pattern except that this pattern uses knit front back increases instead of make one increases.

Yarn: 220 (285, 305, 410, 520) yards total of dk weight yarn:
70 (75, 80, 85, 100) yards in the trim color
150 (210, 225, 325, 420) yards in the main color
We recommend using Hedgehog Merino DK in a combination of multi and solid colors.

Needles: US 6 / 4 mm 32” circulars
US 6 / 4 mm double pointed needles if not using magic loop method for sleeves
or equivalent types & lengths in size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 8 stitch markers, two 18” pieces of scrap yarn, 6 1/2–5/8” buttons, sewing needle, thread to match buttons, darning needle, scissors, and tape measure

Gauge: 5.75 stitches & 8.25 rows in stockinette stitch after blocking

Sizes: 0–3 months (3–6 months, 6–12 months, 12–18 months, 18–24 months)

Measurements: 9.25 (10.25, 11.25, 12.75, 13.75)” around neck
17 (18.5, 20, 21.5, 23)” around chest
6.5 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)” around upper arm
4 (4.5, 5, 5.5, 6”) from armhole to cuff

Techniques: Long tail cast on, knit, purl, adding new yarn, knit front back, place marker, slip marker, put stitches on hold with scrap yarn, knit two together, bind off in pattern, put stitches back on needles from scrap yarn, pick up stitches at underarm, use magic loop or double pointed needles, slip slip knit, knit three together, pick up stitches on stockinette edge, yarn over